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The Children's Writers & Illustrators of BC

Discover sparkling stories and illuminating art in brilliant books by BC authors and illustrators.

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BC writers and illustrators connect literary and artistic communities and partner with educators to inspire kids and teens!

CWILL BC– the Children's Writers & Illustrators of BC

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We bring books to life!

"I love having illustrators visit our school and our students are absolutely mesmerized by them. Illustrations are what bring a book alive... Every year I try and have at least one illustrator visit our school... It has always been a very memorable visit."

- Julie Desmarais
Blueridge Elementary (North Vancouver)
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If you're a published author or illustrator, consider joining CWILL BC. You'll meet creative, like-minded individuals and become part of an organization that actively promotes itself—and the cause of literacy—across a variety of media and through special events.

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1/22/2019 5:26:35 PM
On January 30th, 2019, the Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable will honour award-winning authors Monique Gray Smith and Tanya Lloyd Kyi. Winner of the Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada 2018 Information Book Award: Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, by … Continue reading
1/21/2019 9:51:33 AM
Registration is now open for Ink Well Vancouver’s spring 2019 Working Writer Series: The Voice: Kidlit Edition Saturday January 26, 9:15 to 11:45 am Location: Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (2305 W 7th Ave, Vancouver) Harriet the Spy. Adrian Mole. Even Mo … Continue reading
1/9/2019 7:46:11 PM
Then we’ve got the event for you! CWILL BC is partnering with the Vancouver Public Library to put on a FREE event for the public. Join seven professional children’s authors and illustrators to find out how they broke into this … Continue reading
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